FLEISCHMAN, Paul. American, b. 1952. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Has worked as janitor, bagel baker, bookstore clerk, and proofreader. Publications: The Birthday Tree, 1979; The Half-a-Moon Inn, 1980; Graven Images: Three Stories, 1982; Animal Hedge, 1983; Finzel the Farsighted, 1983; Path of the Pale Horse, 1983; Phoebe Danger, Detective, in the Case of the Two-Minute Cough, 1983; Coming-and-Going Men: Four Tales of Itinerants, 1985; I Am Phoenix: Poems for Two Voices, 1985; Rear-View Mirrors, 1986; Rondo in C, 1988; Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, 1988; Saturnalia, 1990; Shadow Play, 1990; The Borning Room, 1991; Townsend's Warbler, 1992; Bull Run, 1993; Copier Creations, 1993; Dateline: Troy, 1995; A Fate Totally Worse than Death, 1995; Seedfolks, 1997; Whirligig, 1998; Weslandia, 1999; Mind's Eye, 1999; (ed.) Cannibal in the Mirror, 2000; Big Talk: Poems for Four Voices, 2000; Lost!: A Story in String, 2000; Seek, 2001; Sidewalk Circus, 2003; Animal Hedge, 2003.